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"The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents."
Belva Lockwood, 1830–1917,
U.S. lawyer and feminist
Mindful Eating Workshop Series
What? An eight-session series of workshops devoted to learning how to be more compassionate and less judgmental about eating.
When? Tuesdays, February 20 to April 17 (no session on March 20), 1-2:30 p.m.
Where? Cook Library's Towson Room (507)
Why? This approach applies mindfulness principles—slowing down, relaxing, tuning in to what you and your body are feeling—to what you eat and how you eat it. It advocates self- and body-acceptance, and has helped many individuals develop a healthier and happier relationship with food.
How? To register, call the Counseling Center, x42512. For more information, contact Nancy Hensler-McGinnis, x45105.
TU in the news
Mentors can help steer a career
The Sun, February 12
For her "On the Job" column, Hanah Cho spoke with Laleh Malek,
director of professional experience in the College of Business and Economics, about how mentors can direct one's career in the right path. "No matter how old you are, and how successful you are, everyone could use a mentor," said Malek. "Everyone has a story about this person who had an impact on my life," she adds. "That's what mentorship is about."
This time, Isaacs' heroine is in over her head
The Sun, February 11
Diane Scharper, Department of English, reviewed Susan Isaacs' 11th novel, Past Perfect. She said that while the heroines of Isaacs' earlier books "are clever and spunky, Katie Schottland [Past Perfect's protagonist] is a mental lightweight" who "has a propensity for one-liners but little spunk" which suggests "she's out of her element in this fast-moving murder mystery."
Towson's new tiger built to last
The Sun, February 9
Julie Scharper reported on the unveiling of TU's new bronze tiger statue, one designed to be more indestructible than its predecessor. "The vendor told us that it will last forever," said Lori Armstrong, vice president of alumni affairs. President Robert L. Caret said he thought the tiger statue would deepen TU's history and traditions, adding: "It's fierce, it's ferocious and it's strong." Scharper's report was picked up and distributed by United Press International.